Graduate Affairs

The Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs provides leadership for the University’s graduate education initiatives, working closely with the Provost and the Deans to articulate an institutional voice and promote continued excellence in graduate education. Central to these efforts are supporting interdisciplinary and cocurricular education and research, working to increase interdisciplinary and professional development opportunities for BU’s 13,000 graduate students, and nurturing new collaborations between the Charles River Campus and the Medical Center Campus graduate programs.

Daniel Kleinman

Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs Daniel Lee Kleinman provides leadership for the University’s graduate education initiatives, working to promote continued excellence in graduate education and to enhance the quality of the full graduate experience. Learn more about the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs.

David Cotter

Assistant Provost for Graduate Enrollment Management David Cotter leads efforts to ensure that Boston University’s graduate programs are innovative, relevant, and successful in recruiting, retaining, and graduating excellent students. Learn more about the Assistant Provost for Graduate Enrollment Management.

Suzanne Kennedy

Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Sue Kennedy works closely with the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs on issues such as the formulation and review of academic policies, review of curricula, and development of University-wide practices and procedures. Learn more about the Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs.

John Stringer

Assistant Provost for Academic Data and Decision Support John Stringer is responsible for analysis of institutional and external data to support academic planning, academic program assessment, and external reporting. Learn more about the Assistant Provost for Academic Data and Decision Support.

Staff Contacts

Kelly Connors

Administrative Coordinator kconnors@bu.edu

Molly Constantine

Administrative Coordinator mfconst@bu.edu

Allison Varney

Financial Administrator avarney@bu.edu

You may reach us by telephone at: (617) 353-2230.

Graduate Education Resources

Resources comprising a growing library of national publications outlining best practices in graduate education. Read more.

PhD Stipends, Health Benefits, and Parenting Resources for Graduate Students

BU offers competitive benefits for PhD students and accommodations for graduate students with children.

Website on Graduate Student Unionization

Answering important questions and providing the University’s perspective as graduate students consider forming a student union. Read more.

Program Learning Outcomes Assessment

Providing faculty a means to ask a fundamental question about the programs they design and teach. Read more.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

PhD Program Statistics

Office of Academic Affairs is compiling doctoral program statistics. Read more.